Monday, February 22, 2010


Mark Eitzel has a reputation for writing songs that are grim. By those standards, this is a happy upbeat song for him. This is "The Decibels and The Little Pills", from his band American Music Club's 2008 album, The Golden Age.

Mark has a reputation for being, uhm, well, a bit ornery. To the point where Will Oldham refers to him consistently as "Mark Asshole" (though that may say more about Will Oldham than about Mark, but nevermind). And if you read his blog, err, yeah, he's definitely not afraid to state his opinion. On the other hand, that's some good stuff he's singing there. You might want to check out other songs from The Golden Age, and from his new album Klamath, on the YouTube, and consider buying'em -- Mark's getting mighty hungry, because the market for good music that ain't Lady Gaga is shit right now.

-- Badtux the Music Penguin

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